Zaha Hadid Memorial Markers On Road Next To One Thousand Museum

Memorial markers for Zaha Hadid may be placed in the public right-of-way next to One Thousand Museum.

Commissioners are to vote on the proposal March 8.

The resolution states:

WHEREAS, Zaha Hadid was a visionary, ground-breaking architect who is internationally known for her buildings and theoretical and academic work; and

WHEREAS, Zaha Hadid transformed communities around the world with her public and private projects; and

WHEREAS, Zaha Hadid was the first female architect to be awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the most prestigious award in architecture; and

WHEREAS, Zaha Hadid designed the One Thousand Museum project, located at 1000 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, Florida; and

WHEREAS, One Thousand Museum was one of Zaha Hadid’s last and most acclaimed projects; and

WHEREAS, Zaha Hadid unexpectedly passed away on March 31, 2016, at the age of sixty-five (65) in South Florida; and

WHEREAS, One Thousand Museum will serve as a reminder of Zaha Hadid’s legacy and her inimitable style and talent; and

WHEREAS, the Miami City Commission wishes to commemorate Zaha Hadid’s life and her contribution to the City of Miami’s skyline by placing marker designations in the public right-of-way at the intersection of Biscayne Boulevard and Northeast 10th Street and in the public right-of-way at the intersection of Northeast 2nd Avenue and Northeast 10th Street, Miami, Florida, at the steps of the One Thousand Museum project;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF MIAMI, FLORIDA:

Section 1. The recitals and findings contained in the Preamble to this Resolution are adopted by reference and incorporated as if fully set forth in this Section.

Section 2. The placement of marker designations pursuant to Section 54-136(1) of the Code of the City of Miami, Florida, as amended, in the public right-of-way located at the intersection of Biscayne Boulevard and Northeast 10th Street and in the public right-of-way located at the intersection of Northeast 2nd Avenue and Northeast 10th Street, Miami, Florida, to commemorate architect Zaha Hadid, is authorized subject to all applicable permitting requirements.

Section 3. This Resolution shall become effective immediately upon its adoption and signature of the Mayor

 

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Anonymous

Well deserved and honored. r.i.p. Zaha.

Anonymous

shes deserving of this honor….building is just beautiful

Anonymous

Well deserved !!!

Anonymous

Yup, well deserved and very timely too.

Anonymous

It’s a great idea. Hopefully a monumental bronze statue will be added later.

Anonymous

Here’s a proposal for that monumental memorial sculpture: http://bit.ly/2Fei0TX It could be the first of many honoring Pritzker Prize-winning architects who have buildings in Miami (there at least 5 in downtown Miami) http://bit.ly/1iaak4t Plus it would help Miami achieve a place among the world’s most important cities that have large numbers of public sculpture.

Anonymous

I agree! a must for Miami!

Abeer Arikat

Will deserve she the best r i p Zaha

Anonymous

It’s a little over the top, and without precedent, in my opinion. Would like to see something similar at that site for the Tequesta Native American Tribe, or even the Parkland victims.

A solid building nonetheless!

Anonymous

Then those memorials can be placed in their own locations, why bring those topics here?

Anonymous

Just because they are convenient to ignore doesn’t mean they aren’t part of our history, our society. You can’t sweep history under the rug, dear.

As others have voiced, many other local and national figures are more worthy. Nancy Pelosi is one such example.

Disgusting billboards

Billboards. How can we get the 1000 Biscayne / One Thousand Museum promoters to take the two massive billboards off the Ten Museum building? Those billboards are super tacky.

Anonymous

Thank you, RIP

Anonymous

Perhaps a memorial should be placed inscribed Anonymous in honor of all those hidden behind their keyboards placing absurd and irrelevant opinions on blogs who contribute zero to society

Anonymous

These memorials should be limited to 1 year. Maybe 1 in 100,000 knows of the person named on the streets in Miami. Reality.

Anonymous

Truth

Anonon

Zaha was great, but this is a tad excessive. As someone else said below, barely anything for the natives in the area, and nothing for groundbreaking and Miami-centric Architects such as Morris Lapidus, Phineas Paist, Alfred Browning Parker, Marion Manley, etc. Zaha has one great building (and that failed Miami Beach parking garage) in Miami. These other architects completely shaped the city and region.

Anonymous

Zaha was not a Miami Native therefore, I don’t see how she Compares to Native Miami Architects. I agree with the fact the works of some of the Architects listed were influential to Miami’s architecture and I think Alfred’s residential projects are Masterful, but I doubt a single Family Home would have a big impact on a city.
It’s a bit Excessive to think a Single building would reshape a city.

Anonymous

Exactly